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Maquenque Eco-Lodge

3.0 of 5 4kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos,lCosta Rica, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we arrived in the lodge (parking lot is on the other side of the river), we were quite surprised we were the only guests even though it was low season. We've got a wonderful lodge (Tucan) with a nice patio overlooking the lagoon. The room is comfortable and very clean. Since this is a eco-lodge, there is no A/C... More

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

À top place to stay. Excellent lodges (Free), very friendly people, excellen food in à beautifull restaurant, But specially à wonderfull surrounding with beautifull views. Lots of (special) birds. THE lodges are built around the lagoon.

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Loosdrecht, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A wonderful place to stay if you like to enjoy nature. Service and kindness were excellent. So were the guided tours. Our lodge was perfectly clean and comfortable. We saw so many beautful animals here, both during the guided tours and when we went for a walk ourselves. This really felt like being in the middle of nature. One of... More

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Bruxelles
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We loved it! You'll have to drive up there and cross the river...to be rewarded with a friendly welcome at a fantastic family run place. Rooms and food are good but that's not why you're here. Let the surrounding nature operate it's magic. Watch the birds, the leaves, the flowers, the trees, meet the caiman and the humming birds ....... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had planned to go to Tortuguero but came here instead on the advice of a friend and I'm so glad that we did! We arrived in the afternoon and Vicki greeted us with some fresh juice. We went out on the canoes & my husband fell out of his! It was a surprise but we found out that they're... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A great place to spend some days. Very friendly welcome, great staff with incredible knowledge of animals and plants all around. We enjoyed a jungle-tour as well as a boat trip to the Nicaraguan border. We saw plenty of animals and strange plants like "walking trees". Very great place for children too. The cabins are nice, and the nights in... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It's an adventure in itself reaching Maquenque - but boy is it worth the effort! Our drive here took us down a bumpy road past miles and miles of pineapple and manioc fields. Just as we convinced ourselves that we'd arrived at the lodge, we discovered that there's an additional river crossing: we were half-punted, half-motored across the river by... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Amazing place and cabins are well kept and clean. Location right amongst the rainforest and wildlife outstanding. Outstanding for birdwatching and there were caimans slipping into the water right across the water from the cabins. Staff very helpful and knowledgeable and genuinely concerned you are seeing and doing everything you want. Food was excellent as was the whole experience. Is... More

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Chesterton, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Just come here :) A quiet oasis bursting with wildlife, an authentic Costa Rican experience. Julio runs a great lodge and is complemented by a fantastic team, all of whom are super friendly, informative and customer focused. There is so much wildlife it's hard to catch your breath, Paolo the main guide was fantastic super knowledgeable and so much fun... More

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Montreal, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Staying there was a great experience for me and my girl. The service is just amazing, the food is amazing, birding was amazing too. The rooms are big, clean and comfortable. I think if you are a costarican like me or you are coming to visit Costa Rica, you must definitely go there. We can't wait to go there again!!

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Address: 4kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos,lCosta Rica, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Boca Tapada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Maquenque Eco-Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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